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Portrait of a young Maria Theresa of Austria, Queen of Saxony. She was the first daughter and oldest child of the future Leopold II and Maria Luisa of Spain.

tiny-librarian:

Portrait of a young Maria Theresa of Austria, Queen of Saxony. She was the first daughter and oldest child of the future Leopold II and Maria Luisa of Spain.

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Five of the eighteen children born to Maria Carolina of Austria and Ferdinand IV of Naples died from smallpox; the disease also killed three of Maria Carolina siblings.

Maria Cristina Amelia (17 January 1779 – 26 February 1783)Gennaro Carlo Francesco (12 April 1780 – 1 January 1789)Giuseppe Carlo Gennaro (18 June 1781 – 19 February 1783)Maria Clotilde Teresa (18 February 1786 - 10 September 1792)Maria Henrietta (31 July 1787 – 10 September 1792)

[image: Portrait of Ferdinand IV of Naples, and his Family by Angelica Kauffman. 1783.]

Five of the eighteen children born to Maria Carolina of Austria and Ferdinand IV of Naples died from smallpox; the disease also killed three of Maria Carolina siblings.

Maria Cristina Amelia (17 January 1779 – 26 February 1783)
Gennaro Carlo Francesco (12 April 1780 – 1 January 1789)
Giuseppe Carlo Gennaro (18 June 1781 – 19 February 1783)
Maria Clotilde Teresa (18 February 1786 - 10 September 1792)
Maria Henrietta (31 July 1787 – 10 September 1792)

[image: Portrait of Ferdinand IV of Naples, and his Family by Angelica Kauffman. 1783.]

Filed under maria carolina 18th century royalty smallpox

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Le Hameau de la Reine (Marie-Antoinette’s Estate) - La Tour de Marlborough - Domaine du Petit Trianon - Château de Versailles

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Françoise of Orléans (1844–1925) Tracing her link(s!) to Maria Theresa:

Françoise of Orléans -> Francisca of Brazil -> Maria Leopoldina of Austria -> Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily -> Maria Carolina of Austria -> Maria Theresa.
Françoise of Orléans -> Francisca of Brazil -> Maria Leopoldina of Austria -> Francis II -> Leopold II -> Maria Theresa.
Françoise of Orléans -> François d’Orléans -> Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily -> Maria Carolina of Austria -> Maria Theresa.

Françoise of Orléans (1844–1925)

Tracing her link(s!) to Maria Theresa:

Françoise of Orléans -> Francisca of Brazil -> Maria Leopoldina of Austria -> Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily -> Maria Carolina of Austria -> Maria Theresa.

Françoise of Orléans -> Francisca of Brazil -> Maria Leopoldina of Austria -> Francis II -> Leopold II -> Maria Theresa.

Françoise of Orléans -> François d’Orléans -> Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily -> Maria Carolina of Austria -> Maria Theresa.

Filed under francoise de orleans maria theresa royalty 19th century there may be more links if you dig deeper but I had to stop at three